• Captain crunch: LeBron shines brightest when closing games
Captain crunch: LeBron shines brightest when closing games

Not to mention, two game-winning shots.So it's hard to make the argument that's coming next, but, through three games in the postseason, members of the Cavs' organization felt James wasn't engaged the way he usually is during the playoffs.

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  • Predicting the Cleveland Browns Roster
Predicting the Cleveland Browns Roster

You simply don't draft a player at that position so high without expecting an immediate impact. "Because I can play out of the 'gun.' Everybody here knows that". "You're betting on that over-riding some of his measureables being deficient". The 5-foot-11 defensive back left Friday's practice early because of the injury.

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  • Woman bets $18, wins $1.2 million on Kentucky Derby
Woman bets $18, wins $1.2 million on Kentucky Derby

Justify, the 5-2 favorite, became the first Derby victor in 136 years that did not race as a 2-year-old. The white-haired trainer smashed a jinx that stood for 136 years when Justify splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby by 2½ lengths on Saturday.

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  • Manchester United thanks football world for supporting Sir Alex Ferguson
Manchester United thanks football world for supporting Sir Alex Ferguson

There was no further update on Ferguson's condition on Sunday, although United thanked the football community for its expressions of concern via their official Twitter account. "All the Manchester City fans in the stadium, you can not find one person who does not wish the best for an incredible person", said Guardiola after City lifted the trophy...

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  • Chelsea boost Champions League hopes by beating Liverpool
Chelsea boost Champions League hopes by beating Liverpool

Liverpool's Egyptian forward will be particularly desperate for three points this time out, having been sold by Chelsea earlier in his career without ever being given much of a chance in the first team . I was not sure. " Chelsea has to win as well". "We did this and we played a good game, we had great commitment from the players to follow...

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  • New York Yankees 2B Gleyber Torres cracks 1st Major League Baseball home run
New York Yankees 2B Gleyber Torres cracks 1st Major League Baseball home run

The Indians won the second game 13-4 after losing the first 13-11 to the Blue Jays in 11 innings, and they have now alternated wins and losses in their past six. 9 hitters hit a three-run HR (or grand slam) since Texas' Bill Haselman and Oakland's Carlos Pena turned the trick on 4/4/02 in Oakland. Two batters later, Aaron Judge rocked a solo sho...

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  • Matt Harvey's Time With the Mets is Over
Matt Harvey's Time With the Mets is Over

When he broke on the scene Harvey had the stuff of an ace, looking unhittable at times in 2012 and 2013. Once the toast of a dominant Mets pitching staff, Harvey has been a mess over the past three seasons. "It's tough for both of us". The announcement comes after Harvey pitched to a 10.50 ERA through four outings out of the bullpen. It app...

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  • Kentucky Derby 2018 odds, runners, United Kingdom time, TV channel and live stream
Kentucky Derby 2018 odds, runners, United Kingdom time, TV channel and live stream

The more I look at this race, the more it feels like Mendelssohn will either win it running away or not be a factor in the finish at all. It's known as the most exciting two minutes in sports. He's run six times since without a win, though he did run second to Noble Indy in the Louisiana Derby last time out. "These are the most talented A...

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  • McIlroy eager to get over Masters hangover at Quail Hollow
McIlroy eager to get over Masters hangover at Quail Hollow

After posting an impressive three-under 68 in the opening round of the Wells Fargo Championship , Rory McIlroy clarified some eye-raising comments he made in his pre-tournament press conference on Wednesday. Rory McIlroy , the event's only two-time victor, is another shot off the pace in a 10-way logjam in seventh place after opening with a 3-...

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  • Eight still trapped underground at Sibanye mine following seismic event
Eight still trapped underground at Sibanye mine following seismic event

A total of 13 people were initially trapped. Sibanye's borrowings swelled after a series of deals that transformed it from a staid and steady gold producer into a diversified precious-metals miner with both southern African and USA assets. One employee was fatally injured at the Driefontein operations on February 12 and two employees fatally injure...

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  • The Kentucky Derby: five reasons why you shouldn't miss it
The Kentucky Derby: five reasons why you shouldn't miss it

Johnson and Richard Nixon, Hollywood legends Lana Turner and Bing Crosby, baseball star Babe Ruth and in recent years, singer Justin Timberlake, actor Jack Nicholson, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and National Football League star Eli Manning.

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  • Drake warned by NBA over bad language at basketball game
Drake warned by NBA over bad language at basketball game

After the game, the Cavaliers' security personnel spoke with Drake's bodyguard as the rapper said: "I didn't say shit". A tweet from well-known National Basketball Association reporter Adrian Wojnarowski indicated that Cavs reserve player Kendrick Perkins claims that he was talking with his former teammate Serge Ibaka who is now a member of t...

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  • Rozier fires Celtics as Boston downs Sixers
Rozier fires Celtics as Boston downs Sixers

When all was said and done, Boston dropped 117 points and shot 48 percent from the field in a 16-point win. According to Stevens, Celtics guard Jaylen Brown is "doubtful" for Game 1 against the 76ers with a hamstring injury he sustained in the first half of Game 7 against the Bucks.

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  • NBA Conference Semi-Finals Previews and Predictions
NBA Conference Semi-Finals Previews and Predictions

He kept Cleveland's odd season alive - for the time being - but it took everything the 33-year-old and the Cavs had to hold off the Pacers , who came in confident after a 34-point win in Game 6 . And, the Cavs did just enough without him on the court . "They're a more well-balanced team this year, and they showed it in their record, in the...

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  • One-handed Griffin joins twin brother on the Seahawks
One-handed Griffin joins twin brother on the Seahawks

As for his health, "I'm ready to go right now". I know the 425, the 206, I know the area codes for Seattle. Chimed in Schneider, sitting next to Carroll in a post-draft press conference: "I did get off (the phone) pretty quick". A do-everything linebacker at UCF , Shaquem Griffin is skilled in coverage due to his safety background but will lik...

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  • Alliance Working towards Next NATO-Russia Council, Stoltenberg Says
Alliance Working towards Next NATO-Russia Council, Stoltenberg Says

Alliance units are routinely operating in the Baltic republics, Poland, Romania and Hungary. "Therefore it's even more important that we are able to combine, both to be strong and to have a clear position of unity in our approach to Russian Federation but at the same time to keep the channels for dialogue open".

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  • Mike Gesicki Drafted By Miami At No. 42 Overall
Mike Gesicki Drafted By Miami At No. 42 Overall

He could easily finish his rookie season as a TE2, but he should only be drafted in dynasty leagues. Tight end Mike Gesicki #88 of the Penn State Nittany Lions. He also registered 47 tackles and one interception on the season. "He has speed, and we want to get faster on defense", Grier said. The 6-foot, 204-pound Fitzpatrick is the highes...

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  • Cowboys' Jerry Jones: Jason Witten hasn't made a 'final decision' on retirement
Cowboys' Jerry Jones: Jason Witten hasn't made a 'final decision' on retirement

He has not made any decisions that are definite". FRISCO, Texas (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys have drafted a tight end with Jason Witten on the verge of retirement after 15 seasons. "What he's been doing for a long time in this league, and a great example for the rest of our football team and, really, for the rest of humanity and the whole NFL "...

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  • Eagles pass on LSU RB Derrius Guice again, lands with Washington
Eagles pass on LSU RB Derrius Guice again, lands with Washington

We know that. We felt like he fit in just fine. The 5-foot-11, 225-pound power back said before the draft he had never been arrested or suspended and thought people were getting on him because was active on social media and liked to play video games.

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  • Pelicans May Offer DeMarcus Cousins Short-Term Contract
Pelicans May Offer DeMarcus Cousins Short-Term Contract

Instead, New Orleans swept Damian Lillard and company in four games, sending the Portland team into freefall. "But we have to get ready for the second round". The players and coaching staff are pathetic. "They all want to see him playing because of the show he puts on", Mirotic said. The Pelicans signed Rajon Rondo last summer to add some g...

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  • Leafs find new ways to blow Game 7 in Boston
Leafs find new ways to blow Game 7 in Boston

DeBrusk scored the first goal of the night for the Bruins and later scored the eventual game-winner on one of the most energizing finishes you will see. Game 2: Bruins at Lightning, Monday, April 30 at 7 p.m. Ultimately, under leadership by a core group of veterans, the Bruins remained calm during the second intermission and recovered to put fort...

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  • Last Second LeBron 3-Pointer Lifts Cavs Over Pacers
Last Second LeBron 3-Pointer Lifts Cavs Over Pacers

TV replays appeared to show LeBron James blocked Victor Oladipo's shot after it hit the backboard, which would have been goaltending. Next, he drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Cavs a 3-2 lead in the series. (Or, at least, the last one that most National Basketball Association fans remember.) Well, before we get to what happened, ...

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  • AB de Villiers claims World Cup win will only be a
AB de Villiers claims World Cup win will only be a "bonus"

He also said the ICC management has made a decision to study the kind of concession the government in the United Kingdom offers to European soccer's governing body UEFA for hosting events such as the Champions League final and "see if a parallel can be drawn".

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  • Ingles' Jazz collapse after epic Thunder comeback
Ingles' Jazz collapse after epic Thunder comeback

There is only one match on Friday, where the Boston Celtics will be looking to close out their series with the Milwaukee Bucks, where they lead 3-2. Advanced statistics culled from the National Basketball Association reveal that the Thunder forward is shooting just 27.3 percent from the 3-point distance despite having a defender away from him by ...

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  • Wenger says timing of his Arsenal departure not his decision
Wenger says timing of his Arsenal departure not his decision

Arsenal have little time to digest Arsene Wenger's long-awaited decision to end his 22-year reign, as a Europa League semifinal with Atlético Madrid offers the outgoing manager a chance to salvage some of his lost credit with the club's fans.

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  • Jurgen Klopp's update on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain did not sound good
Jurgen Klopp's update on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain did not sound good

Oxlade-Chamberlain has enjoyed a breakout season in 2017-18, his first with the Reds after a lengthy spell with Arsenal . It would be a cruel blow for the technician if the injury turns out to be a serious one, as he could miss out on the rest of the Champions League run and the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation this summer.

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  • Bayern has scores to settle against Real
Bayern has scores to settle against Real

It took him 18 months to win two, the first manager in the Champions League era to win consecutive titles; it is 20 years since Heynckes first won it, five since his last. "There is no favourite for me". A Portuguese superstar may prove problematic for Bayern Munich in the Champions League , but the German side boast a prolific forward of th...

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  • Boston Celtics: 5 Takeaways Celebrating the Boston Three Party
Boston Celtics: 5 Takeaways Celebrating the Boston Three Party

Stevens' adjustment gave the Celtics the ability to matchup easier with the small-ball Bucks, allowing the Celtics to hedge on screens while getting back to their man quicker. Finally, Prunty struggled mightily with rotation decisions in the fourth. The officials appeared to miss what was an obvious 24-second violation on Boston .

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  • Mets MLB trade rumors: Matt Harvey out when Jason Vargas returns
Mets MLB trade rumors: Matt Harvey out when Jason Vargas returns

Harvey's changeup, slider and curveball have all dipped on the radar gun and it has been showing in his latest outings. In what can't be considered too much of a surprise, the NL East leading New York Mets have chose to remove former All-Star Matt Harvey from their rotation after a brutal start to the season.

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  • Thunder Thrashed in Game 3 Loss to Jazz
Thunder Thrashed in Game 3 Loss to Jazz

Part of that has to do with Adams being off the court more and because of the strong play of Gobert and Derrick Favors inside for the Jazz and the Jazz guards crashing the boards (11 each for Ricky Rubio and Donovan Mitchell in Game 2). Can Russell Westbrook stick to his guarantee? If there's one person who knows triple-doubles, it's Oklahom...

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